School Closures

These New Jersey Parents Are Breaking Up With the Democratic Party–And It’s All About Schools

Yesterday the Wall Street Journal ran a feature story on New Jersey voters who, once loyal Democrats, are so frustrated…

1 month ago

LILLEY: NJEA Leaders Are Trying To Pretend COVID Learning Loss Didn’t Happen and That’s Hurting Kids

In an article entitled “In-Person Classes Boost Test Scores,” the Wall Street Journal reports that American students are scoring lower on reading and…

1 month ago

‘Why Is Gov. Murphy Not Expanding Well-Performing Schools?’

Mariclare Rivera is a Kearney resident and parent of four; three of whom attend Hudson Arts & Science Charter School.…

2 months ago

JerseyCAN & NJ Teachers Join Together To Provide Recommendations and Advice for New Jersey Parents

JerseyCAN, a nonprofit advocating for high-quality schools for all New Jersey students, announced today a series of short video interstitials…

3 months ago

Newark Union President Would Trade ‘Entire City’ For ‘One Single Teacher Aid’

Here’s Newark Teachers Union President John Abeigon in Sunday’s New York Times explaining why Newark’s 37,000 district students should continue…

4 months ago

‘If You Don’t Think This Is a Crisis Then I Don’t Know What Else Will Make It More Alarming’

“I am heartbroken, disappointed and outraged,” State Senator Teresa Ruiz, the outgoing chair of the Senate Education Committee who will…

4 months ago

COMMENTARY: This Is What Murphy Is Getting Wrong About COVID and Schools

Here we go again. As the list of shuttered New Jersey school districts grows, Governor Phil Murphy remains on mute,…

4 months ago

BREAKING: Is Murphy’s Education Department in Cahoots with Urban Districts to Close Schools?

Back in March 2020 when New Jersey was being crushed by COVID cases, the State Legislature passed a bill that,…

5 months ago

New Technology For Students With Disabilities Can Help Them Transition to In-Person Instruction

Dr. Symeon Retalis is a Professor of Learning Design Models for Technology-Enhanced Lifelong Learning Environments at the University of Piraeus,…

6 months ago

COMMENTARY: Murphy’s Razor-Thin Win Reveals Elitism of ‘Progressive’ School Politics

Heck, I leave for a week (to welcome my first grandbaby to the world!) and all hell breaks loose. Phil…

6 months ago